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security backlash. u.s. security officials say they will make airport security procedures as minimally invasive as possible but don't expect major changes. new concerns. a sophisticated uranium enrichment plant in north korea sparks new fears of a nuclear crisis. a magical opening. "harry potter" casts his greatest spell yet at the box office. captioning funded by cbs >> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, november 22nd, 2010. good morning, everybody. good to see you on a monday.
thanksgiving week. i'm turl brown in for betty nguyen. late yesterday the tsa said they are looking into refining the procedures. 1.6 million americans will fly this week. a body scanning boycott is planned. congress is also considering hearings. >> reporter: good morning. the scanners have been in place for months and now are fully operational at about 70 airports across the country. more than 1 million people will be impacted by these new measures as they travel for the holiday weekend. there's growing turbulence over the latest airport security measures. >> i think the body scanners are invasive. >> would you submit to one of these pat downs? >> not if i could avoid it. no, who would? >> reporter: with 1.6 million americans set to take to the
skies this week, many face the added step of going through body scanners or a full body pat down. thomas sawyer got both. >> i was just mortified. >> reporter: he says his pat down earlier this month was so aggressive it spilled his urine back, a result of cancer surgery. he had travel in urine soaked pants and shirt. >> i thought people would see me and "smell" me. >> reporter: the tsa plans to keep the measures in place. the agency would work to make screening methods as least invasive as possible. earlier he maintained a policy was here to stay. >> we're not changing the policies. >> reporter: some travelers say the inconvenience is a small price for safety. >> i would rather give up a little privacy than worry about something going wrong on a plane. >> reporter: airports could see
problems on wednesday. a loosely organized protest called national opt out day is urging passengers to boycott scanners and opt for pat downs. that could mean even bigger delays on the busiest travel day of the year. a body scan can take as little as ten seconds but a pat down can take up to four minutes so if people choose to participate on wednesday you can see why it could cause delays. airlines and airports aren't saying if they are taking extra steps because of the protest. >> pack your patience. thank you. engine failure forced a moscow bound airliner to make an emergency landing last night. the crew circled john f. kennedy airport for more than an hour as it dumped fuel. an investigation is under way. a 13-year-old american boy campaigning for the reunification of north and south korea has been taken away by police in china. jonathan lee was protesting in
beijing today when he was grabbed by police. lee was with his family and a documentary filmmaker. provocative and disappointing but not a surprise. that's how the u.s. special envoy to north korea described the north's highly sophisticated uranium enrichment plant. >> reporter: it was a rare chance for an american to see north korea's new nuclear plant shown here under construction just weeks ago. u.s. nuclear scientist was shocked by what he saw when he toured north korea's nuclear facilities on november 12th. instead of seeing a few small cascades of center fuges we saw a modern clean centerfuge plant. the new plant has been in the works since april 2009 intended
for civilian use but it could easily be converted to make nuclear grade uranium. >> it also continues to valid ate a country that is led by a dictator and constantly desires to destabilize the region. >> reporter: or this revelation could be a bid to secure more food and fuel aid for the impoverished north. sanctions are not working. and once again kim jong ilis creating issues in the region. miners were trapped sunday
morning in southwest china. rescued miners are said to be in stable condition. last year more than 2,600 miners were killed in a mining accidents. miners are trapped in new zealand. the miners say still be alive but rescue efforts are being hampered by toxic gas. >> the situation still remains grave given we have not had contact with the men for three days. >> a small shaft being drilled to test for dangerous gas is expected to be completed later today. the men are believed to be trapped 1.5 miles horizontally in a mountain. we could learn today if a jaw bone found on an aruban beach is that of natalee holloway. holloway disappeared during a class trip in 2005. she was last seen with joran van der sloot. he's been arrested twice in
connection with her disappearance but never charged. >> the first element the prosecutors would have to prove in a murder case is that natalee is deceased. they would have that evidence. they can combine it with joran's previous inconsistent statements, with his confessions arguably to having killed her, now they have a case against him. >> holloway was 18 when she disappeared. if you're a certain age this day 47 years ago is one you will never forget. on november 22nd, 1963, president john f. kennedy was assassinated as he rode in a motorcade in dallas, texas. lindhen johnson was sworn in as the nation's 46th president. lee harvey oswald was charged with the murder. a mixed day for stocks in asia. >> most asian markets saw gains today. japan's nikkei rose nearly 1%
while hong kong lost. a three-year package will cover ireland's massive deficit and prop up banks. wall street gets earnings from hewlett packard today. for the week the dow was up a fraction while the nasdaq lost a hair. investors focus this week retail sales and traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season black friday. so far americans have spent a bit more this month than they did this time same last year. the big question for most retailers is whether all of those deep discounts and deals for free shipping will keep shoppers buying throughout the rest of the season or if the early start will dilute sales. it could be a rough holiday season for some on wall street. according to "the wall street journal" federal authorities are preparing insider trading charges against wall street bankers, traders and analysts.
the paper says a federal grand jury has heard evidence and the three-year criminal and civil investigation could result in charges by the end of the year. media mogul rupert murdock is expected to reveal a newspaper for the ipad. the online product will be called "the daily" and have a weekly cost of 99 cents. the plan is for the paper to eventually be available to all tablet computers. it was a spell binding weekend for "harry potter." the latest installment took in $125 million this weekend to run away with the weekend box office. that's the best debut for any of the seven films in the series. and all together the potter
franchise so far has taken in more than $5.5 billion worldwide and they still have another movie set for release this summer. what a money maker. >> the fans love it. thank you. a quick break in here this morning. just ahead on "morning news" the new city that tops the list as the nation's most dangerous. it was his world. justin bieber stole the show at the american music awards. we'll be right back. you're watching "cbs morning news." [ female announcer ] keurig has over 200 varieties of gourmet coffee and tea to choose from. ♪ keurig is the way to brew fresh, delicious coffee in under a minute. way to brew. [ female announcer ] so with keurig, every cup tastes like it's brewed just for you. ♪ because it is. choose. brew. enjoy. keurig.
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rihanna won an award for favorite soul and r & b singer but justin bieber thanked his mentor usher. >> my best friend and my big brother. i love you, man. >> usher discovered bieber. a round of wintry weather is hitting the pacific northwest. the seattle area got snow this weekend and people are still shoveling out. parts of washington state also got slammed with snow. both states will get more snow or rain today. morning commuters may have trouble getting to work. a new study lists the most dangerous cities in the u.s. st. louis has the dubious honor of becoming the new number one. camden, new jersey, was second after finishing first last year. detroit and flint, michigan, came in third and fourth. oakland rounded out the top five. police in california are
trying to solve the mysterious murder of a hollywood publicist. she told friends she thought she was being followed as far back as march. investigators are checking security cameras and checking chasen's computer for a possible motive. >> a source is looking at ronni chasen's personal finances for potentially irregular activity. >> on sunday almost 1,000 members of the entertainment community attended a memorial service for chasen. straight ahead on your monday morning, a look at your weather forecast and michael vick carries the eagles into first place. depression is a serious medical condition it can take so much out of you. i feel like i have to wind myself up just to get out of bed. then... well... i have to keep winding myself up to deal with the sadness, the loss of interest, the trouble concentrating, the lack of energy. if depression is taking so much out of you,
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here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. miami, partly cloudy, 83. chicago, thunderstorms, 68. denver, sunny, 43. time for a check of the national forecast. latest satellite picture shows scattered clouds in the northeast but nothing but clear skies from southwest to east. later today snow hitting sections of the northwest and northern plains. several inches are expected. more in the mountains. rain is moving eastward across the country because of a storm system over the great lakes and the southeast is warm and getting up into the 70s and 80s. in sports this morning, philadelphia takes first place in the nfc east.
michael vick ran for a touchdown that led a fourth quarter drive against the giants. fourth down play turned into a 50-yard winning touchdown. philadelphia beat new york 27-17. tom brady outduelled peyton manning. meanwhile, jets pulled out another last-minute win. mark sanchez to santonio holmes. jets win 30-27 over houston. terry collins is about to become a major league manager after 11 years. collins reportedly will become the manager of the new york mets. he managed angels from 1987 to '89. collins only won ten games more than he lost. an official announcement expected tomorrow. check this out.
nhl had a bad luck play with the anaheim goalie pulled in the third period. cory perry tries to center the puck but deflects off the goal and slides slowly 200 feet straight into the ducks net. oilers beat the ducks 4-2. when we return, a look at the morning's stop stories and going where no movie has gone before. what am i thankful for?
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stories this morning. despite the growing public backlash, u.s. security officials say they have no plans to back down from tough u.s. security checks but will work to make them as less invasive as possible. as reported earlier in the show this morning, "harry potter" fans flocked to movie theaters in record numbers. the movie took in more than 125.1 million at the box office. it's on track to possibly surpass another iconic movie series. >> reporter: from california to london and taipei, har"harry potter" has cast his spell on the box office yet again.
>> it's just remarkable that seven movies in and they're still doing over $100 million on the opening weekend. >> domestic gross of 1.8 billion it has surpass the james bond flicks and will surpass the "star wars" films. both are coming of age stories. potter and skywalker are orphans on a message to fight evil. >> read all of the books three times. no joke. saw the movies 15 times each. we'll never get sick of it. >> reporter: after nearly a decade of magical adventures it's not just fans who are bracing for the end. >> we're all kind of really emotional. ten years came down to one little shot and it was over. >> reporter: sad but fans can find some solis that the potter finale hits theaters in july.
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problems this morning. fog is going to be a concerned through much of the morning, dense fog advisory until 11:00 a.m. for the metro and points south and southwest. we are 50 with drizzle reported with the fog at reagan national airport. 60 at noon and 63 by 5:00. the visibilities are down to half mile in gaithersburg, one and three quarters at national, half miles at andrews, a quarter in culpeper, fredericksburg and all the areas under the dense fog advisory until 11:00 a.m. aim cambridge is under the advisory. temperatures in the 40s, 50s at the airport. what we're looking at today is a day where if you're traveling you will find showers up to our north and northwest. down south looking nice. 4:26. here's angie with time saver traffic. good morning, everybody. hope you had a great weekend, and are off to a wonderful monday morning. out in virginia on the beltway we have ongoing construction going on between gallows road
and route 50. it should be clearing about the 5:00 hour. moving along, let's look at our next camera here, 495 in maryland, no issues to report between river road and 270 as drivers make their way on the outer loop. we want to let you know about more construction on the dulles toll road. 267 is closed between the beltway and 123. follow the detour. more road work to avoid at 4:31. back to knew here's stories we're following today. >> police are searching for answers after a second person was stabbed in as many days in manassas. saturday evening a person was stabbed at the grant avenue shopping center. witnesses say this was in retaliation for a friday stabbing death of a 15-year-old mime miguel hernandez. the osbourn high school ninth grader was killed moments after leaving school friday. two people including a fellow classmate have been arrested in that case. airport screening procedures are receiving plenty of
criticism. secretary of state hillary rodham clinton said she would not want to go through the intrusive screening if she could avoid it. transportation chief john pistol says the approach could eventually be refined. nato and president obama have announced a time line for an end of the u.s. combat mission in afghanistan. the progress was the result of a two day summit in portugal. >> the president also used his opportunity on the world stage to press republicans to back an arms reduction treaty with russia. >> good afternoon everyone. >> reporter: president obama announced an agreement reached with nato allies to gradually phase outcome bat operations in afghanistan. >> my goal is to make sure by 2014, we have transition, afghans are in the lead and it is a goal to make sure we are not still engaged in combat operations of the sort that we're involved with now. >> reporter: president obama says it's likely the u.s. will
have a training and support function beyond 2014. his remarks come after two days of meetings with nato, an alliance of 28 countries. nato has more than 150,000 troops in afghanistan and during the summit agreed to start turning over security to the country's military next year. the president also welcomed russia's willingness to work with nato on a missile defense system, one that would protect europe from a possible attack by iran. he stressed an increased partnership with russia and pressed republicans at home to ratify a nuclear arms agreement with moscow. the treat see a sticking point between the president and the gop. >> there is no other reason not to do it than the fact that, you know, washington has become a very partisan place. >> reporter: the president also attended a european union meeting to discuss the economy, climate change and security